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Seattle Mariners vs. Minnesota Twins Betting Preview & Picks

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
Seattle Mariners vs. Minnesota Twins Betting

Tonight’s Seattle Mariners vs. Minnesota Twins offers plenty of eye-catching online baseball betting action. The three-game series kicked off this past Tuesday and saw Minnesota come out on top 6-5. While the Twins managed to win the 1st round, the win was far from convincing. So will we see a stronger outing from Minnesota this Wednesday night? Let’s check on this evening’s MLB sports betting odds to find out.

Seattle Mariners vs. Minnesota Twins – Wednesday, June 12th

When: 8:10 pm ET
Where: Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TV: Local Broadcasts
Stream: MLB TV

Online Baseball Betting Odds:
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Mariners +1½ (+105) 9½(-115) +190
Twins -1½ (-115) 9½(-105) -220
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Seattle Mariners

The M’s swim into tonight’s contest sporting a lackluster 28-42 record that ranks them as the worst team in the AL West. Unsurprisingly, it also pegs them a whopping 19-games behind the division leading Houston Astros. And since Seattle is 3-7 in their last 10 matchups, it’s clear they don’t bring any momentum into tonight’s contest. Although they were close to upsetting the Mariners last night, they ultimately came up short on the road.

Surprisingly enough, the Mariners jumped to an early lead in their first game against Minnesota. In fact, Seattle delivered 3 runs in the 3rd. However, the Twins quickly responded by delivering 3 runs of their own in the 4th. From there the teams would go back and forth but the fate was sealed by the 3 runs Minnesota put up in the 8th followed by a shutout to open the 9th.

Coming off such a close loss, Seattle is well aware that they have what it takes to upset Minnesota. At the time of writing this article, it’s unclear who the Mariners will be starting. However, independent of who they chose, it looks like they’ll soon switch over to Tommy Milone, LHP. Milone is 1-1 this season and sports a 3.10 ERA.

Players to Watch: Domingo Santana (13 HR, 48 RBI, .279 BA), Mitch Haniger (15 HR, 32 RBI, .220 BA), and Edwin Encarnacion (21 HR, 49 RBI, .246 BA).

Minnesota Twins

After winning the last two games consecutively, the Minnesota Twins now enter this matchup sporting a 44-21 record. Naturally, this record ranks Minnesota as the top dog in the AL Central. Additionally, it gives them a 10 10/2 game lead over their nearest threat – the Cleveland Indians.

Considering the type of win they’re coming off, the Twinkies are undoubtedly looking for a more dominant outing this evening. After all, they are leagues ahead of their competitor. To ensure this evening’s win is much more lopsided, the Twins will be starting Jose Berrios. Berrios enters this matchup with an 8-2 record on the season as well as a 3.14 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Eddie Rosario (19 HR, 52 RBI, .272 BA), Jorge Polanco (10 HR, 35 RBI, .341 BA), and Max Kepler (15 HR, 40 RBI, .263 BA).

Seattle Mariners vs. Minnesota Twins Betting Numbers

Trends

  • Seattle Mariners are 5-15 straight up (SU) in their last 20 games against an opponent in the American League.
  • Seattle Mariners are 20-15 against the spread (ATS) this season
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle’s last 5 games this season.
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games when playing at home against Seattle.
  • Minnesota Twins are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the American League.
  • Minnesota Twins are 18-11 ATS when playing at home this season.

Injuries

  • Seattle
    • Felix Hernandez SP
    • Braden Bishop CF
    • Ryon Healy 1B
    • Connor Sadzeck RP
    • JP Crawford SS
  • Minnesota
    • Ronald Torreyes 2B
    • Adalberto Mejia RP
    • Taylor Rogers RP

Seattle Mariners vs. Minnesota Twins Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in this Seattle Mariners vs. Minnesota Twins matchup? All in all, it’s clear that Minnesota is the only way to bet here. It appears that the money line is favoring them a bit so consider sticking to the runline or the TOTALs. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Moneyline: The favoritism the Twins are getting here is a bit heavy. However, if you think Seattle can pull off the upset tonight, there’s certainly a ton of value to be had in backing them tonight.

ATS: This is a decent option if you believe the Twins will have a dominant outing tonight. The 1 ½ figure is small and the vig is better than what you’ll find on the moneyline.

TOTALs: Considering how last night’s matchup turned out, the OVER could be a decent option this Wednesday night.

Score Prediction: 7-4 Minnesota.